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July 13-14, 2016

Hydrant Flushing Information
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July 8, 2016

Severe Storm Preparation Information
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June 23, 2016

2016 Farmer Market Vouchers Information
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June 15, 2016

Mosquito Control Information
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June 6, 2016

Field Hockey Signup Information
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February 25, 2016

Swift Reach Information
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January 12, 2016

Reporting Bobcat Sightings
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Warren County Tire Recycling Program
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General Announcements

Municipal Building Hours

Clerk's Office
Monday through Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Construction Office
Tuesday through Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Breakfast at the Fire House
Independence Volunteer Fire Department
Second Sunday of the Month
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Senior Citizen Meeting
Every Thursday at 12:00 Noon
Senior Center

Warren County Library - Northeast Branch
Route 46 East, Great Meadows, New Jersey
Phone 908-813-3858
Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Be a Good Neighbor - Be Bear Aware
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General Announcements

Dog License Reminder

The State of New Jersey requires that all dogs be properly licensed with the municipality and that a door to a door census be performed to identify any unlicensed dogs.

Download Dog License Application (PDF format)

Licenses must be renewed by January 31st of each year. Failure to license your dog will result in additional fines and penalties.

If you own a dog that is not currently licensed, you must do so immediately. Licenses may be obtained from the Clerk's Office, Monday thru Thursday, from the hours of 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Proof of a current rabies certificate must be valid thru October 31 of the current year and neutering/spaying papers (if applicable) must be presented at the time of licensing.

If you have any questions in reference to licensing your dog, please contact the municipal building at (908) 637-4133.

Dog License Fees:  $8.00 neutered/spayed $11.00 if not neutered/spayed $5 late fee per month starting in February for each dog.

General Announcements

Support your local food pantry
Help is need to support the Vienna Methodist Church Food Pantry.
Local families in need.

Drop off items at the Municipal Building
8 am – 4 pm

General Announcements

Enhanced JCP&L Power Outage Center
New JCP&L Mobile Website and App


Township of Independence • 286 Route 46 West • Great Meadows, New Jersey 07838 • Tel 908-637-4133 • Fax 908-637-8844